Cool Software and Websites: (All free unless stated otherwise)
- ConquerClub – popular, web-based, multi-player strategy game. (Intro and HowTo)
- Contactify – free service to create personal online contact form.
- Mapskrieg – handy apartment search tool: Lets you search for housing by location (US only) and housing type (sale, rent, sublet, etc.)
- Middio – search engine that lets you quickly search and playback full-length music videos hosted on Youtube. See
- Sleep Display (Mac) – cool tool for your iMac. Lets you put your iMac’s display to sleep, allowing other programs to continue running without permanently changing your settings.
- [NO LONGER WORKS] Upscoop – handy service that lets you import all your mail contacts (AOL, Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo…) and quickly discover which of your friends are on social networks (MySpace, Friendster, Hi5…)
- VideoTabs – excellent source for free guitar video lessons and tabs. ‘HowTo’ instructions to over 200 songs.
- Webmessenger (Yahoo) – web version to Yahoo Messenger.
- WikipediaFS (Linux) – “…mountable Linux virtual file system that enables you to view and edit Wikipedia (or any Mediawiki-based site) articles as if they were real files. That means you can view and edit articles within your favorite text editor, which is much better equipped to that latter tasks than a browser window.“
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